Artist circle of Antonio Abondio, Italian, 1538-1591
Artist circle of Alessandro Abondio, Italian, ca. 1570-1638
Title
  • Pieta with Two Cherubs
Date ca. 1600
Medium Gilded bronze
Dimensions Overall: 1/8 × 2 15/16 inches (0.3 × 7.5 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 24.84
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts S350, Level 3 (see map)
1924-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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